The High Line

Welcome to OrbitMI Flow

An exclusive maritime event

May 10th-12th, 2023

at The Standard Hotel, High Line, NYC




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Schedule of Events


Wednesday, May 10th​


5:00pm - 7:00pm | Welcome Cocktail Reception / Happy Hour at COMMON GROUND BAR

We'll meet for happy hour at Common Ground Bar, located at 63 Gansevoort Street in New York City’s Meatpacking District, steps away from the High Line.

7:00pm | Dinner

You’re on your own for dinner but you won’t have a problem finding a place on a Wednesday night (see the meatpacking district…or anywhere else in NYC for that matter).


Thursday, May 11th​

8:30am - 9:30am | Gather, Registration & Breakfast

Join us at the High Line Room and Terrace on the 3rd floor of the Standard Hotel.


High Line Room and Terrace

9:30am - 9:45am | Intro & Opening Remarks

Ali Riaz, CEO of OrbitMI will kick off OrbitMI FLOW with some opening remarks. 


9:45am - 10:45am | Discussion with Bureau Veritas M&O and OrbitMI

Paul DeLouche, Bureau Veritas, Strategy, Acquisitions & Advanced Services Director Marine & Offshore (M&O) and Laurent Hentges, Vice-President at Bureau Veritas, M&O, will join Ali on stage to discuss Bureau Veritas M&O’s vision for digitalization and decarbonization and its relationship with OrbitMI.  Followed by Q&A  


Ali headshot

10:45am - 11:30am | Discussion with Tim Stock

Next up will be Tim Stock, CEO and co-founder of scenarioDNA, a foresight consultancy that advises global clients on how to leverage cultural trends. He is the co-inventor of a patented methodology of Culture Mapping that analyzes patterns in language using computational linguistics and machine learning to identify and visualize trend narratives and forecasts.  Tim will provide a unique perspective on maritime and sustainability in the Pandemic Age, focusing on how cultural anthropology and language impact our understanding of the issue (Definitely not the usual maritime panel).  David Levy, CMO of OrbitMI, will host. 


Tim Stock

11:45am - 12:30pm | Discussion with Sid Probstein

Repeat startup founder, CTO, product development executive and advisor to OrbitMI, Sid Probstein will share a sneak peak into the future of the Orbit platform as well as his thoughts on how artificial intelligence can (and should be) used in maritime operationsSidis a Boston resident, avid python hacker, amateur futurist and live music fanWhen he talks, people listenRyan Dooley, head of customer success for OrbitMI, will host. 


12:30pm - 2:00pm | Lunch



2:00pm - 3:00pm | Discussion with Lisa Morales-Hellebo

Lisa Morales-Hellebo is a VC, seasoned entrepreneur, strategic futurist, and community builder as well as CEO and Founder of REFASHIOND OS (rOS), which acts as a digital agent for local fashion value chains, from fibers to finished goods; delivering sustainability, living wages, and better margins. She is also a founder of The Worldwide Supply Chain Federation, an organization that is changing how supply chain professionals learn about, collaborate, and adopt early-stage supply chain innovation around the world graduate Lisa has received numerous awards, including being selected as the 2022 Top Woman in Supply Chain by Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine; and is profiled in the bestselling book; Disrupters: Success Strategies from Women Who Break the Mold.  She’ll provide her perspective on—you guessed it—changing supply chains and the impact on ocean freightJess Hurtwitz, CSO of OrbitMI, will host. 



3:15pm - 4:00pm | Focus Keynote - Kenneth Aasland

Kenneth Aasland is a Director at Ifchor/Galbraiths as well as Managing Director of London-based Maritime Carbon Solutions (MCS), a joint venture with OrbitMI, that offers solutions to shipowners and cargo owners with precise and real-time information on CO2 emissions from ships.  A former charterer at Teekay, oil trader at Equinor and Chief Commercial Officer of Siglar Carbon, Kenneth will share the cargo owners’ perspective on decarbonization as well as insights based on a career in crude oil marketsAli will host. 


4:00pm - 4:30pm | Closing Remarks - Ali Riaz



5:00pm - 7:00pm | Cocktail Reception and Light Dinner - Biergarten

Join us on the ground floor of the Standard Hotel for a cocktail reception and a light mealWhat you do after that is up to you! 




Biergarten 2

Friday, May 12th​

9:00am - 12:00pm | Walk Together with OrbitMI

For those of you who can, please join us for a special (new) tradition:  Walk Together with OrbitMI. We’ll meet at the Standard Hotel (time to be shared) and walk the High Line to Hudson Yards. Along the way, we’ll get to know each other better and embody the collaborative spirit we know maritime needs to adopt in the futureWe’ll end up at The Edge, one of the more spectacular spots in the world, to share the views and some champagne. 


THe Edge

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